From math to evolutionary game theory, looking at cancer through different lenses can offer further insights on how to approach treatment resistance, metastasis and health disparities.
Eating too much salt is bad for our health. Governments and food manufacturers have a big role to play in reducing the salt content of Australians’ diets.
Obesity is a disease that shares several characteristics with cancer, but does not get the same society-wide recognition of its disease status, so people with obesity are less likely to get treatment.
Cardiovascular disease and cancer share many parallels in their origins and how they develop. Nanoparticles offer one potential way to effectively treat both with reduced side effects.
Clinical trials have demonstrated the health benefits of cannabis for certain conditions, but many aren’t testing smoked or vaped forms. Research on cannabis smoke is raising concerns.
When people taking part in 22 pilot programs across the US got free fruits and vegetables, their health improved.
Nearly two in every three British south Asians were found to have a genetic marker that makes the common drug less effective.
Scientist Doris Taylor explains how she and her team are creating bioengineered human hearts in their lab with the goal of one day eliminating the need for heart transplants.
Many heat-related health problems can be avoided by adopting a healthy, active lifestyle. But the younger generation is less active than previous generations, and therefore more vulnerable.
Gout, psoriasis, inflammatory bowel disease and rheumatoid arthritis are all risk factors for heart disease. They all have one thing in common: inflammation.
New research shows that preventable deaths are increasing in the US at the same time that life expectancy keeps dropping.
Anti-obesity medications are becoming the go-to treatment for weight loss. But drugs alone may not provide the same benefits as lifestyle choices like exercise and a healthy diet.
The American Academy of Pediatrics has recently released new obesity management guidelines in order to help address the growing obesity crisis in children.
We wanted to find out if the risk of heart disease differs between obesity explained by genetic factors, and obesity mainly influenced by environmental factors, such as lifestyle.
Many people with long COVID experience persistent debilitating symptoms like fatigue and brain fog. But a few develop more life-threatening and lasting damage to their heart and brain.
After decades of research revealing the long-term damage of fuel poverty, the problem is worse than ever.
Cells degrade and recycle damaged parts of themselves through a process called autophagy. When this “self-devouring” goes awry, it may promote cancer and neurodegenerative disease.
Simple, everyday tasks such as carrying in the groceries or running up the stairs may help lower your risk of an early death.
Here’s why it’s so important to look after your oral health.
The increased risks of heart attack and stroke after COVID shown in a recent study, could drive a new pandemic of heart disease over coming years.